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Author: Joseph Dalton Hooker, 1881
Family:  CAPPARACEAE
Origin:  Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Za´re
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium - Maximum
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  30 Centimetres
Height:  5 Metres
Flower:  Green
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Crateva eminens, Christenh. & Byng.
Euadenia major
Hua, 1867.
Euadenia alimensis
Hua, 1895.  
Ritchiea dolichocarpa
Gilg & Bened.1915.
Euadenia pulcherrima
Gilg & Bened, 1954.

This member of the Capparaceae family was given this name by Joseph Dalton Hooker in 1881. It is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Uganda and Za´re, growing in a well drained soil with some to lots of water and some sun. The stem get up to 30 centimetres in diameter and the small tree can reach a height of five metres. The flowers are green.

The genera name from Latin; eu-; 'good' or 'well developed' Adenia. The species name meaning 'standing out' or 'distinguished'.


The leaf by Egon Krogsgaard, Powo.science.kew.org.